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Female politicians need family’s support to succeed – Shobajo

Female politicians need family’s support to succeed – Shobajo

Agnes Adenike Shobajo, Member, Executive Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State and former Coordinator, Women for Change Initiative (WCI) believes that there is a place for…

No gender equality without constitutional backing – Philips

No gender equality without constitutional backing  – Philips

As one of the few politicians who place patriotism above party politics, Teju Philips, former commissioner in Lagos State, a trained accountant who rose to the peak of her career…

Holocaust: Lagos unite against hate, discrimination

Holocaust: Lagos unite against hate, discrimination

By Ejikeme Omenazu Production Editor, Lagos On Tuesday January 27, over 615 secondary schools gathered in Lagos to observe the 2015 International Day of commemoration in memory of the victims…

There’re too many dubious people in politics – Grange

There’re too many dubious people in politics – Grange

Nigeria’s first female Minster of Health, Professor Adenike Grange, in this interview with Senior Reporter, ANTHONIA SOYINGBE, speaks on her life after her forced resignation, her ordeal while in office, among…

It’s lovely working in one’s spouse’s business – Uwadia

It’s lovely working in one’s spouse’s business – Uwadia

Bose Uwadia, Assistant General Manager, A and C Engineering and Marine Services Limited, is the incumbent President of Ikeja Pearls Lions Club. For 17 years, this Biology graduate of Bendel…

I’m Nigeria’s most investigated president –IBB

I’m Nigeria’s most investigated president –IBB

Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, called IBB for short, in his typical manner, stirred the air of controversy last week when he reportedly referred to his government as one…

Women don’t have heart for corruption – Olateru-Olagbegi

Women don’t have heart for corruption – Olateru-Olagbegi

Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi, a lawyer, was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1976. A notary public and member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), she is an international gender consultant,…

In business you get as much as you put –Adewole

In business you get as much as you put –Adewole

Bolanle Adewole, a lawyer-turned educationist founded The Learning Place (TLP) out of her passion for children, especially those with autism. She trained in Montessori education in United Kingdom and worked…

Being widow, mother, career woman not easy – Jidenma

Mrs Ije Jidenma is the Chief Executive Officer of Leading Edge Consulting, a Human Resources and organisational development firm. She holds a PhD in Industrial Psychology with specialisation in Psychometrics.…

Good homes don’t just happen – Ilechukwu

Good homes don’t just happen  – Ilechukwu

Dr. Adeola Olukemi Ilechukwu is the second National Vice President of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS).  One of the foremost women in Information Communication Technology (ICT), she is also  the National…

You can’t catch me wearing suit, wrapper –Suleiman

You can’t catch me wearing  suit, wrapper –Suleiman

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe Correspondent, Lagos For the aged to earn the respect and recognition of his kinsmen, he must have been a fellow of integrity, good moral background and exhibiting…

‘Officers’ wives should be productively engaged’

‘Officers’ wives should be productively engaged’

Chinasa Earnestina Asonye, an accountant, is into aquaculture, majoring in fish and rice farming. She delved into farming nine years ago after her husband told her to resign her appointment…

Couples must be physically, spiritually compatible –Adigun

Couples must be physically, spiritually compatible –Adigun

 The event could be described as ‘A celebration of fulfilled career,’ because, she was glad the journey started well and the sailing was plain. Olufunmilayo Adigun, a retired school principal,…

It’s better to empower people through skills – Kalejaiye

Alhaja Zeenat Abiola Kalejaiye is the founder of Al-Ghityath Lil-Muslimat Foundation and Executive Director, Zeekay Vocational Training Centre. An Islamic lecturer, whose passion for helping the underprivileged started at a…

Childlessness could be traumatic –Okoro

Childlessness could be traumatic –Okoro

The joy of every woman is to be a mother. But where it a woman could not have a child early after marriage, it causes her pain and misery But,…

I don’t use body creams, but can rub palm oil –Odili

I don’t use body creams, but can rub palm oil –Odili

The Communications Manager, Delta State Government House, Paul Odili, in this interview with our Special Correspondent, ISAAC OLAMIKAN, talked about his passions and phobia, and also about the attributes of his…

Being housewife is a profession –Justice Okobi

Being  housewife is a profession –Justice Okobi

 Justice Victoria Okobi is a respected jurist, with experience as  Social Development and Labour Officer with the Nigerian Civil Service. During her tenure as Nigeria’s representative to the United Nations…

Old NTA actors better than Nollywood stars –Obilo

Old NTA actors better than Nollywood stars –Obilo

Mrs. Felicia Obilo, a graduate of the prestigious Syracuse University, New York, for many years was a presenter with Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),  a philanthropist and chairperson Lions Club Eye…

I got my cooking skills from grandmother –Tejuoso

I got my  cooking skills from  grandmother –Tejuoso

Opemifolua Tejuoso, a lawyer, is the Creative Director of Opindos Bakery, who recently established a Chef School having being in the kitchen industry for about two decades. In a chat with…

Women no longer in politics for crumbs – Benson Oladeinbo

Women no longer in politics for crumbs – Benson Oladeinbo

She is always ready to deliver for her political party, ever alert and responsive. Call her at 1am on any party matter and she will attend to you. Peoples Democratic…

Women should be key players in democratic processes –Koi

Women should be key players in democratic processes –Koi

Professor Esther Wangui Muchira Tirima Koi is the youngest Vice Chancellor in East and Central Africa and the youngest female Vice Chancellor in the continent. The immediate Deputy Vice Chancellor,…

Leadership is not about gender –Alli-Balogun

Leadership is not about gender –Alli-Balogun

Nkechi Alli-Balogun, a Public Relations amazon, is the Principal Consultant of NECCI Consulting, a Public Relations and Consultancy firm. She is also a former Chairperson, Lagos State chapter of Nigerian…

Having more women in govt’ll change Nigeria –Alex-Oni

Having more women in govt’ll change Nigeria  –Alex-Oni

Adaobi Alex-Oni, is one gender activist who constantly and consistently reminds women of their roles in the society. Adaobi, a former TV presenter, and brain behind of Role of Women…

Why many marriages collapse –Nwobi

Why many marriages collapse –Nwobi

Dinma Nwobi is Co-founder of Dinma and Nedum Foundation, a Christian, which provides help and resources for couples to build healthy marriages as ordained by God. The organisation, which also…

Only women who can’t manage success are arogant –Solomon

Only women who can’t manage success are arogant –Solomon

Dr. Mariam Solomon was the president of the National Association of Women Academics (NAWACS) from 2006 to 2009. She is also an associate professor at the Department of Biochemistry, University…

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